Nearest town: Kincardine O'Neil
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- Lat/Lon: 57.10343,-2.71421
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Pre Event Info
Subject to Scottish Government COVID rules in operation on the day of the event, as well as Scottish Orienteering’s COVID rules.
A Covid Risk Assessment will be completed for the event.
All participants need to take note of the following important information:
- If you're displaying one or more Covid-19 symptoms you must not attend.
- If you are in Covid-19 quarantine you must not attend.
- People in higher risk categories as set out by the government should be aware that attending could put you at increased risk.
- The 2 metre rule applies at all times, including at controls, so please move away from controls as soon as you have punched and wait if someone else is at the control when you arrive.
- Please give way to other non-orienteering members of the public, including walkers and cyclists.
- Please keep young children with you at all times.
- Please do not congregate at the start, finish, download or car park. The official British Orienteering guidance is to go directly from the finish (download) to your transport, and to leave the event once all members of the party have returned.
- By taking part you agree to British Orienteering’s code of conduct
Other things that will be different from normal local events:
- Please use the hand sanitiser provided at the start and at the finish
- No splits printout will be issued on finishing – results will go online soon after the event.
- Please avoid touching the controls.
- Avoid unnecessary contact with fences and gates.
- We won’t have a communal car key drop box.
Directions / Parking
Parking will be at Deeside Activity centre with a short walk up to the start.
Registration & Start Times
There will be no entry on the day and all payment will be by invoice after the event. To enter, please sign up here before 10pm on Monday 29th March.
Registration will open from 17.30.
Chose a start time from the blocks on offer. However, as we are only allowed 10 people at the start at any time you may get a different start time to that requested.
Two courses on offer:
Explanation of colour courses
- White are very easy with all controls on paths. They are mainly used by 6-10 year olds and family groups.
- Yellow use simple linear features like paths, walls and streams. They are mainly used by under 12’s and family groups.
- Orange progress to basic use of the compass and route choice. They are ideal for novice adults or experienced youngsters.
- Light Green are ideal for improvers as the navigational difficulty begins to increase and uses simple contours and point features.
- Green are used mostly by experienced under 18’s and adults wanting a short but challenging course with a very hard navigational difficulty.
- Blue are a longer, more physically demanding course in comparison to the green. The distances are more varied between controls and the course attracts experienced orienteers.
- Brown & Black are very physically demanding and have a very hard navigational difficulty. They are for experienced orienteers only.
- Score means visiting as many controls as possible in any order in a specific time, like 45mins.
Cost is £5 for seniors and £2.50 for juniors.
Contacts / Officials
Safety and Risk
A comprehensive risk assessment will have been carried out by the organiser, but participants take part at their own risk and are responsible for their own safety during the event.
Participants in orienteering should be aware of the risk of tick bites - more information here.
SPORTident timing will be used
Please note that a lost hire SI-Card will be charged for at a rate of £30, unless the Club Commitee agrees that there are special circumstances.
When entering our events your name may appear in the results section of this website or in newspaper reports.